Murphy Library


Special Hours: August 17 - September 2

        Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

        Saturday - Sunday: Closed

        Monday, September 2 (Labor Day): Closed

Regular Hours: September 3 - December 11

        Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.

        Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.

        Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

        Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving Recess: November 27 - December 1

        Wednesday, November 27: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

        Thursday - Saturday, November 28 - 30: Closed 

        Sunday, December 1: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Finals Week: December 12 - December 18

        Thursday - Friday , December 12 - 13: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.

        Saturday, December 14: 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

        Sunday, December 15: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.

        Monday - Tuesday, December 16 - 17: 7:30 am. - 2:00 a.m.

        Wednesday, December 18: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Winter Session and Special Hours: December 19 - January 1

        Thursday, December 19: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

        Friday- Wednesday: December 20 - January 1: Closed

January 2 - 24

        Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

        Saturday: Closed

        Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

        Monday, January 20: Closed

        Sunday, January 26: Closed

 

Regular Hours

During most of fall and spring academic semesters reference is staffed at the following times.

Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Please see the comprehensive Murphy Library Hours Of Operation page for reference hours during finals weeks, holidays, and interim periods.

Fall Semester 2019, September 3 - December 13

Monday - Friday:  9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m

Wednesday nights: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Closed weekends       

Researchers are advised to call ahead, 608.785.8511, or email, specoll@uwlax.edu, to confirm hours of operation, especially during intersession periods. Shortened hours typically in effect during holidays, J-term, spring break, and summer. 

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Murphy's Mug Logo

Coffee Shop Hours:

Normal hours during fall and spring semesters are:

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Friday:  7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.  
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday:  4 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Menu:

Murphy's Mug serves Caribou products.

  • Hot and cold coffee drinks
  • Hot and cold tea and chai
  • Soda, waters, and energy drinks
  • Bakery items
  • Yogurt and parfaits
  • Soups
  • Salads
  • Sandwiches. wraps, and bagels

The Murphy Learning Center hours change depending on the tutoring schedule. Check the individual subject schedule for available hours.